Today, October 15, is Blog Action Day. It’s an opportunity for bloggers around the world to post simultaneously on …
Category Archives: Human Rights
As part of their commitment to passenger safety, YRT works with York Regional Police to prevent verbal, physical and sexual harassment of passengers by other passengers. While this is not currently a particular problem in York Region (compared to other Canadian urban regions), the campaign is intended as proactive measure to deter potential abusers, by ensuring them that they will be caught by on-board cops and prosecuted, as well as an invitation to bystanders to be part of the solution.
Being located half-a-block east of the Village limit at Bank and Nepean, Acart is now one of the “mainstream” businesses sharing the neighbourhood with more specialized services. What we all value is the diversity of our vibrant urban community.
A new study by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that the “tipping point” of social change is the activation of just 10% of true believers. This is great news for social marketers, especially considering the tools we have to engage networked individuals efficiently through evolving media.
Les tragiques événements s’étant déroulés en Norvège ont eu comme effet de soulever une vague de solidarité et d’amour envers …
For World Water Day, Amnesty International Canada releases a video by Aboriginal youth about what it’s like to live without reasonable access to clean drinking water.
Acart’s Elder Abuse Awareness PSA, filmed two years ago for Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, is airing once again on national TV. Have you seen it?